Category Archives: Kyiv

Language law: Ukrainians complain over violations in service sector, ombudsman says

18:00, 23.01.21 – UNIAN The largest number of complaints were sent from the capital city of Kyiv and Kyiv region. Ukrainian Language Ombudsman Taras Kremin says 195 complaints and appeals have been registered since the law on the obligatory use of the Ukrainian language in the service sector came into force. “Exactly a week ago, on January 16, Article 30

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Zelensky’s party nominates candidate for Kyiv mayor elections: Who is Iryna Vereshchuk?

Iryna Vereshchuk won the primaries July 16, Servant of the People faction held primaries of candidates to participate in the Kyiv mayoral elections. Iryna Vereshchuk won the primaries. Oleksandr Dubinsky came second, while Mykola Tyshchenko came third, Dmytro Hurin and Oleksandr Kachura came after. Vereshchuk announced her intention to become mayor of the capital at the beginning of last month.

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Making Kyiv Clean Again: activists cleanse capital of its perennial dirt

Article by: Olena Makarenko The Ukrainian capital is many things: a great city with a long history, political center, cultural hub, the city of revolutions, the city of opportunities, the city of flowers, and chestnuts. However, Kyiv is also a city of dirty streets and crosswalks. For many years this was taken as given, until recently a very small group

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Kyiv mayor reports record 153 COVID-19 cases, two fatalities in past day Read

15:20, 16 May 2020 Twenty-two people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said. Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the capital city rose by record 153 in the past day. “In the past 24 hours, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive increased by 153, including 17 healthcare workers.

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Bomb Scare!

We had to go into the city today on business. We took the metro to Teatralna, once there we cross over to the Green line, to catch the train at Zoloti Vorota and make our way to Lukianivska. Only today there was a complication, Zoloti Vorota and two other stations were closed due to a bomb threat. It was an

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Take a look inside Kyiv’s astonishing Soviet-era metro system, home to the deepest subway station in the entire world

The metro system in Kiev, Ukraine’s capital city, is strikingly beautiful. First opened in the 1960s when Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, it is filled with chandeliers, mosaics, and colorful stone. It also claims to have the deepest subway station in the world at 105.5 meters (346 feet) below street level. The subway system in Ukraine’s capital city

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